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Executive Assistant to the Principal Partner

A leading and highly reputable Law Firm in Ikoyi is currently recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Location: Ikoyi, Lagos

Job Summary

We are seeking an efficient, vibrant and highly-motivated Executive Assistant to provide support to the Principal Partner at our law firm.
Job Description
The Executive Assistant will carry out duties such as:

  • Research on contemporary issues on divert subject.
  • Scheduling, coordinating, managing and maintaining the Principal Partner’s diary and calendar appointments; daily agenda and to-do list; personal and work-related itinerary, meetings, travels, correspondence and liaise with the Principal Partner accordingly. .
  • Attending to and monitoring urgent enquiries and issues, ensuring that they are brought to the Principal Partner’s direct attention and where necessary, referring matters to the appropriate person for action.
  • Taking dictation on various matters and drafting memos, letters and other correspondence as instructed by the Principal Partner.
  • Occasionally assisting the Principal Partner on simple legal matters.
  • Liaising with relevant individuals within the firm as well as external organizations, etc. on behalf of the Principal Partner.
  • Organising meetings and ensuring that the Principal Partner is well-prepared for meetings.
  • Undertaking any other duties as may be requested by the Principal Partner.


  • Good University Degree in English, Social Sciences or other related disciplines with a minimum of a Second Class (Upper Division).
  • 5 – 10 years of experience in a similar capacity working with senior management and/or C-level executives in a legal environment.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English will be an added advantage
  • Age range, must be 25years and above
  • Preferably male
  • Global/International exposure in dealing with various cultures/personal styles will be a plus.
  • Excellent computer and internet skills – Proficiency in MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook email & calendar system is essential.

The ideal candidate must possess the following qualities:

  • Ability to multitask and prioritise tasks.
  • Excellent in speech writing and public speaking
  • Well-developed organisational and planning skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong research, intellectual and analytical skill
  • Sound command of English, both written and spoken, with the ability to communicate effectively.
  • Professional discretion.
  • Demonstrate flexibility, versatility, initiative, proactivity, diplomacy, dynamism and enthusiasm
  • Ability to carry out administrative tasks efficiently within a set timeline, demonstrating a high level of competence, sound grammatical skills and a strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to make presentations, prepare reports and give feedbacks timeously.
  • Must be a self-starter, confident and possess the ability to achieve results with minimal supervision.
  • Flexible to travel at short notice and have a mature approach to work.
  • Forward-looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions

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